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Solidago stricta Aiton
Wand Goldenrod, Wand-like Goldenrod, Willowleaf Goldenrod
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: SOST
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Solidago stricta, found in sandy sites from New Jersey southward, has a wand-like flower stalk, scattered flower clusters, and narrow, scale-like leaves pressed against the stem.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Size Notes: From 1 to about 6 feet in height.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
DistributionUSA: AL , DE , FL , GA , LA , MD , MS , NC , NJ , SC , TX , VA
Native Distribution: Delaware south to Florida and west to Texas, with a disjunct distribution in southern Mexico and Guatemala
National Wetland Indicator Status
Web ReferenceWebref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Research LiteratureReslit 186 - Goldenrod: Plants with multipurpose potential (2002) R. L. Burrows
This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Solidago stricta in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Solidago stricta in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Solidago stricta
MetadataRecord Modified: 2023-01-16
Research By: JAM